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Relay For Life of Mount Pleasant SC

Friday, May 1,2015

7:00PM - 7:00AM

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Park West Recreation Complex
1251 Park West Blvd, Mt Pleasant, SC Map it

13 teams and 70 participants have raised $7,602.45

Total above may not reflect all participants, teams, and donations


 Hi All Relayers and soon to be Relayers this is our final meeting reminder:  


Tuesday 28 April at 6pm at the East Cooper Medical Center cafe (1200 Hospital Drive, Mt Pleasant SC 29464)

T-Shirt Night is the last meeting before Relay and to prepare to Relay Like Rockstars next Friday all Team Captains or team representatives should attend to get last minute info and get your freeT-Shirt from Relay or learn how to earn one!!!!

We are hoping to have 75 Survivors Registered this year.  If you know a Cancer Survivor, please have them sign-up on-line.  If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact Debra Kuhns, Relay For Life Community Manager at  Phone: 843.744.1922 |  Fax: 843.747.2761  or 800-227-2345

Invite all Cancer Survivors and Caregivers to attend our Survivor Reception from 6p to 7p by the Track on May 1st at the Park West Recreation Center.  Survivors receive a free Survivor Shirt and commemorative momentos as well as Start the 1st and 2nd Laps of the evening respectively.

We are hoping to have over 200 Participants Registered this year.  Invite everyone to join your team or join our Relay as we Rock out For Relay 80s Style on May 1st at the Park West Recreation Center track 7p-7a. Get your Relay Like a Rockstar gear here!


 Calling all volunteers!  We need face painters, dance troops, folks to help with survivor reception, registration and even decorating to make this Relay a Relay to Remember as we Relay Like Rockstars in honor of Relay's 30th anniversary!

 email Debra Kuhns: or call (843) 744-1922



by collecting donations for day of SILENT AUCTION!

print and fill out Silent Auction Bid Sheet below and contact Jennifer Gilmer for more info: 843.364.7772


Upcoming team events:


Save the date for our Fear No Easel painting fundraiser. TBD with instructor Richard Gribble for only $35 by Team Girl.


2015 Fear No Easel painting

Now thru April 30th:

Kiss Cancer Goodbye fundraiser with Mary Kay.

2015 - Kiss Cancer Goodbye image only

RELAY FOR LIFE is hosting a Mary Kay virtual party fundraiser to "KISS CANCER GOODBYE!" Beginning Tuesday, April, 2015 and ending Thursday, April 30, 2015, Jennifer Gilmer, Future Sales Director, will be donating 20% of the sales from anyone who mentions RELAY FOR LIFE as their virtual party hostess!!! There will be FREE SHIPPING on all orders, so if you want to purchase a gift set for Mother’s Day or any other present, Melissa will ship it for you for FREE! You can also contact Melissa asking her to create a customized gift set package of any amount!! (If you want your products to arrive in time for Mother’s Day, please order early!) All purchases come with a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee!!

Because Mary Kay Cosmetics recognizes the importance of individual consultation and support, all purchases include a free facial/makeover/consultation (you can meet with her for a free skincare/makeover consultation in person, discuss your questions over the phone, or even do a virtual makeover for anyone who lives out of town!!) There will also be free facial and makeover events at the Hampton Inn and Suites located on the IOP Connector at the Mount Pleasant Towne Center on Monday 4/21 and 4/28 at 6:30pm, for anyone interested in trying the products for FREE before purchasing items to support RELAY FOR LIFE (please RSVP as location/time subject to adjustments).

 Contact Jennifer with any questions. You can email her (, call her (cell: 843.364.7772; or shop directly on her website ( Of course, if you already have a consultant, Jennifer upholds the Mary Kay golden rule of not stealing customers away, so be sure to talk to your consultant!


Mt. Pleasant 'Rock Out For Relay – 80s Style’ Agenda


Question – What would you like to see at Relay and How can we help you make that happen?


Relay Event – May 1st from 7p to 7a at the Park West Recreation Center track

      3pm – Campsite Set up

      6pm - Survivor Reception onsite

      7pm - Opening Ceremony

      715pm - Survivor Lap

      9pm - Luminary Ceremony

      7am - Closing Ceremony


Relay event theme - 'Rock Out For Relay – 80s Style’ - based on National celebration of the 30th anniversary of the start of Relay in 1985!!!!  think about ideas with 80s themed bands or Rock n' Roll icons and all things 80s.

Relay goals: $50,000 (25 teams) Over 200 participants



-now thru-April 30th:

Kiss Cancer Goodbye – Virtual Mary Kay makeover party – Promocode: Relay

20% Proceeds donated to Relay from website party.


-now thru April 30rd:


Belk Charity Day: Ticket sales $5 to Relay with Ticketed event on Saturday 1 May 6a-10a

$5 ticket turns into $5 Coupon for Day of Sale from 6a-10a only and

the PreSale begins the week prior with pickup starting at 6am on Saturday May 1st

Relay teams keep ticket sales money and

Teams can volunteer from 545a-10a on May 3rd as a group or individual to receive volunteer dollars

(Must stay entire time and arrive early – Last year raised over $200 for the volunteer hours)


-May 1-2nd  – Onsite SILENT AUCTION – team credit for donated items toward fundraising tally  


Upcoming Meeting Dates:

-TShirt night is TUESDAY 28 April.

-May 1-2nd RELAY!!!


Upcoming Ideas:

-Town Center:  Paint the Towne Purple display of Posters with Purple Ribbons and Painted window outline

-Hope Lodge volunteers and donations always welcomed for Teams (Game Nights/crafts/Dinners)

-Wrap-up party idea in May/June after Relay (Friday May 29th or Tuesday June 2nd) --- (or Riverdogs game May 25th)



-Like the Facebook page:  Relay For Life of Mt. Pleasant, SC

-Team Events to add to Facebook page and Website-email

-Suggest emcee

-Suggest onsite entertainment

-Suggest onsite activities

-Find school team trophy for new season designee




Documents that may be Useful to You and Your Teams


2014 Silent auction bid sheet

2015 ACS In-Kind Gift Form

2015 Letter for Silent Auction Donations

2015 Relay Team - Lap Half Hour Sign-Up Sheet

2015 RFL Sample Schedule

2015 What to Bring to Relay updated

Relay MK Fundraiser 2015    

Relay For Life Mt. Pleasant Sponsorship Package Tier 4

RFL Mt Pleasant SC Sponsorship Commitment Form Tier Four


Team Captain T-shirt First Challenge


The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is the world's largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all. Today, with the support of thousands of volunteers like you, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 400 lives a day. And we won't stop until we finish the fight against cancer! Please join us!

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Contact Debra Kuhns:

(843) 744-1922

or view Online Help

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Top Participants:

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Top Participants
  1. Gold Club Jennifer Gilmer - $688.00
  2. Gold Club Debra Kuhns - $500.00
  3. Bronze Club Personal Donation Made Amanda Byrnside - $298.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Bronze Club Whitesides - $3,103.81
  2. Got Hope? - $876.00
  3. Team 'GIRL' - $848.00